Neuroscience

Brainwave activity that reveals knowledge of crime

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals' knowledge of criminal behavior is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why your best idea may be your second favorite

Michelangelo reportedly said the job of every sculptor is to discover the statue inside the stone, then work around it. Liberate the form.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New translation system for humanitarian assistance

The success of a psychiatric or psychotherapeutic treatment decisively depends on the quality of communication between the therapist and patient. In the case of refugees, this communication is often impeded by language barriers. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Turning 'junk' DNA into gold

Mining the rich uncharted territory of the genome or genetic material of a cancer cell has yielded gold for Princess Margaret scientists: new protein targets for drug development against prostate cancer.

Health

Diet trials often amend their outcome measures as they go

Ever wonder why science can't settle simple diet-related questions? In part it's because most clinical trials involving diet, even those published in good journals, lack the rigor of most drug trials. They're often small, ...

Health

Project to answer last wishes spreads successfully

New research led by McMaster University researchers has found a program that honours dying patients by fulfilling end of life wishes can be powerful, affordable and sustainable in many settings.

Genetics

Important gene variants found in certain African populations

In the nearly 20 years since the Human Genome Project was completed, experts in genetic variants increasingly have raised concerns about the overemphasis on studying people of European descent when performing large population ...

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